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Cardiovascular Sonography

Associate Degree Program - 82 Credits

Find yourself at the forefront of imaging technology and shape the future of cardiovascular care with an associate degree in Cardiovascular Sonography from Southeast Technical College. This 2-year program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to make a real impact in the healthcare industry.

As a Cardiovascular Sonographer, you'll play a pivotal role in diagnosing heart disease, arterial and venous conditions, and cerebrovascular diseases. Your role will involve obtaining crucial structural, functional and hemodynamic information for interpretation by leading healthcare professionals such as cardiologists, vascular surgeons and radiologists.


Job Placement Rate


Southeast Tech's Sonography programs boast a 100% job placement rate among its 2023 graduates.

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Why STC: Clinical Experience  

Before completing your Associate of Applied Science degree at STC, you will complete a seven-month clinical rotation at a medical center in the U.S. In addition, you will gain expertise in recognizing pathology and understanding related physiology to acquire images, troubleshooting problems with sonographic equipment and adapting exam protocols based on pathology or physiology variations. Other Southeast Tech benefits:  

Accreditation: Southeast Technical College’s Cardiovascular Sonography program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).  

Board Exams: Southeast Tech’s CAAHEP accreditation requires that Cardiovascular Sonography students take all board exams before completion of the program. You will receive the credentials of Registered Vascular Technologies and Registered Diagnostic Cardiac Sonographer by the ARDMS following successful completion of your exams and program.

Hands-on Learning: Located in the Terrence Sullivan Health Science Center on Southeast Tech's campus, the Cardiovascular Sonography program uses STC’s state-of-the-art sonography lab to give you first-hand experience with today’s technology. 

What can you do With Your STC Degree? 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is a regional hub for many healthcare centers, which draw rural residents to the area. After graduation, you will find opportunities to use your sonography skills in clinics, hospitals, specialized health facilities, laboratories or outpatient care centers.

Explore Classes  

At Southeast Tech, we go beyond traditional education, providing hands-on scanning opportunities that complement our academic curriculum with classes like Cardiac Sonography, Vascular Sonography, Ultrasound Physics and EKG Analysis. 



Costs are calculated based on a charge of $255 per credit hour, plus applicable fees.

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Lindsay Jordahl

Cardiovascular Sonography
Health Center 207

Lexie Willer

Program Director
Cardiovascular Sonography
Health Center 207

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